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Later Life, on Their Own Terms: How More Seniors Are Staying at Home

Laura N. Gitlin,  PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 5 Christian Science Monitor article about the opportunities and challenges for seniors deciding to "age in place" and remain in their own homes and communities.

A New '70s Album Brings Lost Philly Funk Music to Light

A June 26 Associated Press story about the Music Industry program in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, that quoted faculty members Marc Offenbach and Toby Seay, continued to be picked up by outlets across the country on June 27, including USA Today, ABC News, The Christian Science Monitor and WCAU-TV (NBC-10).

Should US Exit the Paris Climate Deal? Some Fossil-Fuel Firms Say No.

Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a May 2 Christian Science Monitor story about the Paris climate agreement and whether the United States will honor its pledge under President Trump.

Google Rolls Out New 'Fact Check' Tool Worldwide to Combat Fake News

Andrea Forte, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, was quoted in an April 8 Christian Science Monitor story about Google's new "fact check" feature that tags potential misleading information.

In the NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournament, What’s a Win Worth to the Little Guys?

Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a March 16 Christian Science Monitor article about what an NCAA March Madness win means for smaller universities who finances are pinched by changing student demographics.

‘Disheartening’? Some Liberals Warm Up to Trump Supreme Court Pick

David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Feb. 10 Christian Science Monitor article about Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, and whether Democrats will warm up to the pick or hold out in the same fashion the Republicans did with Merrick Garland. The story was also picked up in Business Insider.

Where do Police Officers and Reform Activists Find Common Ground?

Robert Kane, PhD, professor and director of the criminology and justice studies department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on Jan. 11 regarding a new report that reveals surprising areas of agreement between many members of law enforcement and police-reform advocates. The story was also picked up by Yahoo! News.


Will Teenage Tetrapods Change the Story of Leap from Sea to Land?

Ted Daeschler, PhD, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and vice president of the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 8 Christian Science Monitor story about fossils of juvenile animals found in Greenland that could help explain the evolutionary jump from the sea to land.

Are Monarch Butterflies Dwindling or Rebounding?

Jason Weintraub, collections manager in Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was interviewed for an Aug. 29 story in The Christian Science Monitor on whether monarch butterflies can make a comeback from their increasingly dwindling numbers. 

Did Early Land Animals Get a Leg Up By Using Their Tails?

Ted Daeschler, PhD, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and associate curator of vertebrate zoology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a July 8 Christian Science Monitor story about how vertebrates became terrestrial animals.

Behind Philando Castile Video, a Deep Yearning for Justice

George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 7 Christian Monitor story about the killings of two African American men this week and the live-streamed videos that followed.

In Flint Water Crisis, The Biggest Problem to Fix May Be Trust

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering and head of the Department of Civil Architectural and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Feb. 2 Christian Science Monitor story about restoring water quality in Flint, Michigan. The story was also picked up by Yahoo! News.